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    Ian Christie

    In the early nineteenth century a fashion for enormous paintings flourished, and artists including Martin, Benjamin Haydon and Francis Danby showed...

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    Jonathan Griffin

    John Martin is best known for his dramatic scenes of apocalyptic destruction and biblical catastrophe. During his life his work was shown across...

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    Amanda Delew, Pen Hadow, Chris Stephens, Peter Peri, Michael Bracewell

    Tate Britain’s recent rehang, which follows a broadly chronological sequence, includes focused individual displays that highlight new research as...

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    Simon Morley

    In the early eighteenth century Joseph Addison described the notion of the sublime as something that ‘fills the mind with an agreeable kind of...

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    Beat Wyss

    The image of a monk standing by an empty sea soon became an icon of German Romanticism. However, in the twentieth century the 'Caspar David...

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    Penelope Curtis

    Since the early 1990s Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster has created installations and interactive environments in which she evokes an atmospheric, yet...

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    John Banville

    John Banville writes a personal appreciation of Rothko after a visit to Tate Modern's Rothko Room.

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    Gabriel Ramin Schor

    Gabriel Ramin Schor surveys the dark passages of black’s meaning and how artists have used it in their work.

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    Horst Bredekamp, Barbara Maria Stafford

    What is hyperrealism? Work which feels more real than reality? Or a way of ‘mastering God’s creations’ ? Horst Bredekamp and Barbara Maria...

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    Patrick McGrath, Louise Welsh

    The gothic has remained one of the most universal genres, which has attracted writers, filmmakers, musicians and artists across the centuries

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    Jonathon Porritt, Wim Wenders, Siobhan Davies, The Reverend Alan Walker, Richard A. Fortey, José Loosemore, Mark Avery, Michael Palin, Thomas Joshua Cooper, Rick Stein, David Matthews

    Tate Etc. introduces eleven personal responses to artworks that reflect the changing face of a nation.

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    Jemima Montagu

    The Art of the Garden: Jemima Montagu explores the garden symbol all the way back to Eden, through the ‘close-locked’ ideals of the Renaissance to...

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    Michael Bird

    Michael Bird on notions of how symmetry, the Doppelgänger, duality and mirror images have played a part in the way artists view themselves and the...

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    Sheena Wagstaff

    Robert Ryman was a young artist in New York when he met Barnett Newman. He discusses the late artist's aesthetic with Sheena Wagstaff, head of...